The nervous expressive fingers
, flashing in and out of the light, might well have been mistaken for the fingers
of the devotee going swiftly through decade after decade of his rosary.
Preserving her unmoved countenance, and with her fingers
still going, Estella shook her head.
The youth pretended to have forgotten what to do, and asked what finger
he must put the ring on so that no sharp weapon could hurt him?
It may be that a leopard or a lion shall kill me, or it may be a tiny bug no bigger than the end of my littlest finger
with one pinch of my finger
and thumb I am going to deliver you from all future peril.
As I sat quietly upon the floor of my prison, waiting for the end, my fingers
by accident came in contact with the bit of paper in which the things had been wrapped; and as I idly played with it, my mind roaming far back into the past, that I might live again for a few brief moments before I died some of the many happy moments of a long and happy life, I became aware of strange protuberances upon the smooth surface of the parchment-like substance in my hands.
I wonder what the lines upon my own fingers
At daybreak D'Artagnan, who had wandered about the lower hall, biting his fingers
to stifle his sighs - D'Artagnan went up once more; and watching the moments when Grimaud turned his head towards him, he made him a sign to come to him, which the faithful servant obeyed without making more noise than a shadow.
Tell me where they are or I will kill you," and the brown fingers
of the ape-man closed a little tighter upon the throat of his victim.
Before him, on a couch, the woman lay, and on top of her was Paulvitch, his fingers
gripping the fair throat, while his victim's hands beat futilely at his face, tearing desperately at the cruel fingers
that were forcing the life from her.
Her hands were clenched in one another, her fingers
The light of the lamp illuminated the rich complexion of Rosa, her blue liquid eyes, and her golden hair under her head-dress of gold brocade, with her fingers
held up, and showing in the blood, as it flowed downwards in the veins that pale pink hue which shines before the light owing to the living transparency of the flesh tint.
But while they burned close up to his fingers
, and while he made a simulation of prodigious puffing, his keen little blue eyes, under shaggy, grizzled brows, intently studied Michael.
She strided up to him and twirled her fingers
in his face.
Our business is with the Scots," quoth the elder; "for it was the Scots who cut off daddy's string fingers
and his thumbs.